Horse Racing

Trump team, Justice Dept. to make new Mar-a-Lago filing – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and Donald Trump’s legal team are to stake out positions Friday on the precise role to be played by an independent arbiter who will review documents seized during an FBI search of the former president’s Florida home. U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon had given both sides until Friday to submit potential candidates for the role of a “special master,” as well as proposals
Horse Racing

Canada’s Pendrith and Conners named to Presidents Cup international team – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] Canada’s Taylor Pendrith and Corey Conners have been named to the international team at the upcoming Presidents Cup. It’s the first time that more than one Canadian will compete in the best-on-best tournament that sees a team from the United States play an international squad. Conners, from Listowel, Ont., was an automatic selection after finishing the PGA Tour season fourth on the international team standings.Taylor Pendrith, of Canada, reacts
Autoracing

Texans to host Uvalde high school team at season opener – Winnipeg Free Press

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans will host the Uvalde high school football team and wear “Uvalde Strong” decals on their helmets when they open the season Sept. 11 against Indianapolis. A contingent from the team, including coach Lovie Smith and linebackers Christian Kirksey and Kamu Grugier-Hill, visited Uvalde on Thursday night and surprised the team with new uniforms provided by Nike during a team dinner. “It was just special
Horse Racing

Nova Scotia Serious Incident Response Team investigating man’s death at residence – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] HALIFAX – Police say the Nova Scotia Serious Incident Response Team is investigating the death of a man during a confrontation with officers at a residence in Dartmouth, N.S., Saturday evening. Halifax Regional Police say they responded to a weapons call just after 8:30 p.m. involving a male with a firearm. Investigators say the suspect had barricaded himself in a residence and officers had set up containment on it.A
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Four more years, Troy Ryan to coach Canadian women’s hockey team to 2026 Olympics – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] HERNING, Denmark – Troy Ryan will coach the Canadian women’s hockey team through to the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina, Italy. Ryan’s contract has been extended four years, Hockey Canada announced Thursday. He coached Canada’s women to gold medals in both the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing and the 2021 world championship in Calgary.Team Canada's head coach Troy Ryan talks with players before the start of the
Basketball

Jazz Owner Smith Trying To Bring Third Pro Team To Utah

[ad_1] Jazz owner Ryan Smith has sold a minority stake in Smith Entertainment Group, the team’s parent company, to Arctos Sports Partners with the “intention to bring a third professional sports franchise to the state” of Utah, writes Eric Walden of The Salt Lake Tribune. As Walden details, Smith Entertainment Group also owns Vivint Arena, the Jazz’s home venue, and is a shareholder in Major League Soccer club Real Salt
Horse Racing

Team releases endangered northern leopard frog tadpoles into B.C. wetlands – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] CALGARY – More than 1,900 tadpoles of the endangered northern leopard frog have been released into the wild in the last few months. The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo says it has been working with other conservation groups, governments and zoos to breed, translocate and release the frogs into wetlands in interior British Columbia. The zoo says the northern leopard frog is found in three populations in Canada — in the
Basketball

2022/23 NBA Schedules By Team

[ad_1] The NBA has officially unveiled its full regular season schedule for 2022/23. The season will begin on Tuesday, October 18 and wrap up Sunday, April 9. The play-in tournament will take place from April 11-14, with the playoffs beginning on April 15. The league’s announcement highlighted the fact that the estimated average miles traveled per team in 2022/23 has been reduced to 41,000, which is a new record low
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UNESCO team in Alberta to judge if Wood Buffalo Park should go on endangered list – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] EDMONTON – A United Nations body that monitors some of the world’s greatest natural glories is in Canada again to assess government responses to ongoing threats to the country’s largest national park, including plans to release treated oilsands tailings into its watershed. In a series of meetings beginning Thursday, UNESCO investigators are to determine whether Wood Buffalo National Park should be on the list of World Heritage Sites In
Autoracing

Vasek Pospisil, Alexis Galarneau highlight Canadian men’s Davis Cup team – Winnipeg Free Press

Vasek Pospisil will headline the Canadian men’s squad set to compete in Valencia, Spain for the round-robin Davis Cup Finals. Alexis Galarneau, Liam Draxl, Gabriel Diallo, and Cleeve Harper were also named to the team by Tennis Canada on Monday. The competition is Sept. 13-18. Canada is in Group B with Spain, Serbia and South Korea.Canada's Vasek Pospisil serves to Tommy Paul of the United States during first round action